Greenville questions plan for $940K fire truck
Some Greenville residents are questioning the Greenville Fire Department's proposal to replace its ladder truck at a cost of about $940,000. The new ladder truck will be going out to re-bid in the next few weeks after there were problems with the first bid last month, said Ed Ardler, a member of the Greenville Fire Department's Board of ... (more)
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#1 Mar 15, 2013
In all aspects of government, there needs to be exhibited maturity and restraint There is no reason a village or town cannot investigate the used vehicle market. I have looked into it and there are many outlets and vehicles available at a fraction of the cost of new. If the reason stated of building reach is valid, logic dictates it can be met by any vehicle properly equipped. It does not mean a small goverment like Greenville needs to shell out almost $1 million of taxpayer money (budgeted or otherwise) to meet the need of the community. Now is the time to put on the big pants and make responsible decisions.
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